The Lisbon MBA ×

Accreditation: AACSB, AMBA, EQUIS

Location: Lisbon, Portugal

Campuses: Lisbon (Portugal); Boston (United States of America)

Current program rank (FT) 82

Tuition fees € 39,500

Length (months) 12

Program type The Lisbon MBA International

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Program description:

The Lisbon MBA International  is a full-time program for high-potential professionals, who aim to boost or change their career paths focusing exclusively on a life-changing experience, in an entrepreneurial and international environment.

The International MBA offers rigorous learning from two top European business schools, Católica-Lisbon and Nova SBE, and is provided in collaboration with MIT Sloan. 

With the focus on an action learning methodology, a holistic approach to education and a solid international component, you will develop a multi-cultural vision that will enhance your career in a meaningful way. 

  • Size of the class: 36
  • Start date: 10.01.2023
Browse other programs by this school: The Lisbon MBA Executive

Admission requirements:

  • GMAT
  • Language Test: TOEFL 93 (minimum), IELTS 6.5 (minimum)
  • Age
  • Experience
  • Other: * University transcripts * GMAT/GRE score * 2 written essays and 1 video essay * 2 references

Cost of study and scholarships:

  • Accomodation costs on campus, per year: $ 6,845
  • Accomodation costs off campus, per year: $ 4,791


  • Current rank: 82 (Financial Times), 89 (The Economist)
  • 3 year average rank: 84 (Financial Times)


  • Male/Female students: 69% / 31%
  • International students: 66%
  • Female faculty: 36%
  • International faculty: 33%
  • Women on board: 40%
  • Financial Times: International mobility rank: 30
  • Financial Times: International course experience rank: 1

Alumni today:
by Financial Times ©

  • Alumni salary today: $ 106,272
  • Salary increase: 76%
  • Post-MBA salary: $ 57,177
  • Value for money rank: 32
  • Alumni recommend rank: 84
  • Career progress rank: 28
  • Career service rank: 58
  • Alumni aims achieved: 87%
  • Employed at three months: 67%
  • Pre-MBA industry:

Career progress:

  • Regional rank: 36
  • Open new career opportunities: 90
  • Diversity of recruiters: 61
  • Faculty quality: 30.00
  • Student quality: 53.00
  • Development experience: 75.00
  • Student rating of faculty: 4.42
  • Student rating of alumni effectiveness: 2.94
  • Student rating of culture and classmates: 4.18
  • Accommodation costs (on campus, per year): $ 6,845
  • Accommodation costs (off campus, per year): $ 4,791
  • Type of aid available: 0
  • Criteria on which aid is granted: 0


  • Student assessment of career service: 2.69
  • Ratio of faculty to students: 1.00
  • Full-time faculty with PhD: 96%
  • Annual intake: 45
  • Number of applicants per full-time place: 1

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